Sikkim chief minister PS Tamang | File photo

Sikkim chief minister PS Tamang on December 28 asked railway authorities to incorporate the cultural heritage and architecture of Sikkim while designing the railway infrastructure in the state.

In a meeting with Northeast Frontier Railway general manager Anshul Gupta, chief minister PS Tamang discussed the plan for railway connectivity to Rangpo in the state from West Bengal’s Sevoke is in progress.

Gupta, along with 5 other officials of NF Railway, met with chief minister Tamang on December 28 at Mintogang.

CM Tamang asked the officers to ensure displaying Sikkimese culture in the railway infrastructure in the state.

He asked them to incorporate Sikkimese architecture into their designs to portray Sikkim‘s unique cultural heritage.

GM Gupta updated CM on the latest development on railway connectivity to the mountain state. The team also informed CM of the new line works.

There are 14 tunnels and 13 main proposed bridges on the 46.96 km railway line currently under construction from Sevoke in West Bengal to Rangpo in Sikkim.

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